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When should you leave your umbrella and go limited?

Published on Thursday, August 3, 2017

Written by Andrew Trodden

Using a PAYE umbrella service is a simple and efficient way to get paid as a self-employed worker. However, the time may come when it is in your best interest to say farewell to your umbrella company and become the director of your own limited company. This article will investigate when you should consider switching from an umbrella service to an umbrella company. Read more...

Questions to ask a contractor accountant before hiring them

Published on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

Are you searching for an accountant to look after your finances whilst you are contracting? Just like any important purchase, it’s essential that you do your due diligence and research providers thoroughly before coming to a decision. Read more...

The Childcare Voucher Scheme and Tax-Free Childcare for limited company contractors

Published on Monday, July 24, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

As a Director of a limited company you are able to claim a percentage of the costs of childcare as an expense through the government’s Childcare Voucher Scheme. The scheme allows you to claim up to £55 per week or £243 per month towards childcare costs incurred. Read more...

What it takes to become a marketing freelancer

Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

Becoming a marketing freelancer or consultant could be a good way to advance your career in marketing whilst also stepping away from corporate rules and 9 to 5 office restrictions. But what does it take to be a marketing freelancer? Read more...

What Expenses Can I Claim Through a Limited company

Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Written by Alex Cadman

As the Director of your own limited company, you can claim expenses on costs you have incurred on certain business related items and activities. Are you aware of the limited company expenses you may be able to claim? Read more...